Weightless formula fights blackheads and protects skin from environmental damage.
Formulated for dry and oily areas
Visibly reduces enlarged pores
Suitable for breakout-prone skin
This lightweight serum delivers a concentrated blend of antioxidants and retinol to protect skin from environmental damage and minimise visible signs of ageing. Ideal for combination and oily skin, the unique, weightless formula leaves skin balanced, healthy and clear.
Because skincare works best when it suits your skin type.
Wash your face with a gentle cleanser and wait 15-30 minutes. Select what you see and how you feel.
Carotenoid (carotene pigment) found in plants, algae, and fish, particularly salmon, that functions as a potent antioxidant.
Powerhouse ingredient that can improve a variety of skin concerns, most related to visible signs of ageing: It’s skin-restoring, wrinkle-smoothing, an antioxidant and improves sun damage.
Willow Bark Extract
Plant extract that has skin-soothing benefits for skin.
Cyclopentasiloxane (hydration), Isododecane (texture-enhancing), Cyclohexasiloxane (hydration), Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate (texture-enhancing), Dimethicone Crosspolymer (texture-enhancing), Retinyl Palmitate (vitamin A/antioxidant), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (emollient/texture-enhancing), Tocopheryl Acetate (vitamin E/antioxidant), Retinol (antioxidant/skin-restoring), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (vitamin C/antioxidant), Astaxanthin (antioxidant), Bisabolol (skin-soothing), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract (skin-soothing), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (antioxidant), Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (antioxidant), xilaS Alba (Willow) Bark Extract (skin-soothing), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract (antioxidant), Ginkgo Biloba (Ginkgo) Leaf Extract (antioxidant), Calluna Vulgaris (Heather) Extract (antioxidant), Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract (antioxidant), Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract (antioxidant), Betula Alba (Birch) Bark Extract (antioxidant), Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil (non-fragrant oil/antioxidant), Silica (texture-enhancing), Phenoxyethanol (preservative).
How to use a serum
Apply morning and/or nighttime as desired. After cleansing, toning, and exfoliating, smooth a few drops onto face, neck and eye area. May be applied under your moisturiser. For daytime, always follow with a moisturiser containing a broad-spectrum sunscreen rated SPF 30 or greater.
The silky, weightless Skin Balancing Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum is best for combination to oily skin types. It contains several antioxidants (including vitamins C & E, green tea, willow leaf and grapeseed) as well as retinol. The percentage of retinol needed for efficacy is generally between 0.01% and 1%, which is quite a range, but further proof of just how powerful retinol is! All our products with retinol may be used with Skin Balancing Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum or on their own, as each treats skin to a beneficial range of anti-ageing ingredients.
The silicone polymers in Skin Balancing Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum float over skin and minimally ‘fill in’ pores, creating a smoother surface. The effect is temporary and how long it lasts depends on your pore size and skin's oil production, as well as other products used at the same time. Overall, this product is not capable of reducing pore size, but it can diminish the appearance of enlarged pores. You can reduce enlarged pores by not using heavy, greasy products and using a well formulated BHA exfoliant along with other key ingredients found in our Skin Balancing line.
Research has shown that retinol can reduce inflammation that leads to symptoms of rosacea. The antioxidants and soothing agents in Skin Balancing Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum will help calm redness and soothe skin as they deliver anti-ageing benefits.
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